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Level 3 Outdoor Education

Level 3

Course Code: 3POED
Who can I talk to: Ms Remington

Through journey-based experiences, students will learn the practical skills needed to take part in outdoor activities like bush survival, sea kayaking, mountain biking, rock climbing and tramping. They will develop leadership skills and the ability to relate to others, confidence in managing themselves as they participate and contribute in group settings, competence, perseverance and resilience, while connecting to the natural environment. They will learn to ‘think outside the box’ as they are challenged physically, mentally and emotionally throughout the course.

Course Information

What Knowledge Will I Develop?

Students will develop safe outdoor practises through the use of practical and active learning experiences. They will learn the necessary steps for planning expeditions, managing risk and navigation. Students will also develop problem solving skills that contribute to good leadership practices, while deepening their understanding and appreciation of the outdoors.

How Will The Course Contribute To My Qualification?

Code Title Credits Internal External Core Optional L1 Literacy L1 Numeracy UE Reading UE Writing Date
26246 Demonstrate mountain biking knowledge and skills 5 y y 27-09-2021
26249 Demonstrate bush walking knowledge and skills 5 y y 05-07-2021
20150 Demonstrate rock climbing skills on natural rock 5 y y 31-05-2021
19428 Prepare for sea kayaking and demonstrate sea kayaking skills in sheltered sea conditions 10 y y 29-03-2021
430 Demonstrate bush survival skills 3 y y 24-02-2021
Credits: 20-28
Does this course provide a pathway to University Entrance? No

Entry Requirements

Satisfactory achievement from previous level of study;

Course Related Costs

Overnight trip expenses will be requested.

Companion Subjects

Sport Leadership, Physical Education, Science

Subject Combination Notes

Not applicable